Throwback to E.F.I reviving ponds in the Kinathukadavu block-Coimbatore

People in the Kinathukadavu block look forward to the monsoons as they will know if the revival work on the waterbodies in their area will bear fruit The Hindu We thank the Coimbatore District Administration for their support in restoring the Oorani Kuttai at Mettuvavi, Mariamman Kovil Kuttai and the Senguttai at Kattampatti. The pondsContinue reading “Throwback to E.F.I reviving ponds in the Kinathukadavu block-Coimbatore”

E.F.I’s Eco-Story: RJ Balaji’s Thiruvanmiyur Tree Story

We thank RJ Balaji for sharing his #EcoStory with us. A heartening story about his childhood memories of planting tree saplings outside his house and watch them grow over time. Watch-Share-Conserve. Send us your Eco-Story to Send us your Lake/Pond stories, photos or videos to be featured on this blog. Email us the content toContinue reading “E.F.I’s Eco-Story: RJ Balaji’s Thiruvanmiyur Tree Story”

E.F.I’s Eco-Story: Kalki Koechlin’s Emerald Lake story

Wishing you all a happy #WorldEnvironmentMonth! Because one day is not enough to celebrate our environment. We celebrate the month by sharing with you the videos from E.F.I’s well-wishers. We thank Kalki Koechlin for sharing her refreshing #EcoStory with us. A trip down memory lane to the #EmeraldLake in #Ooty. Watch-Share-Conserve. Send us your Eco-Story toContinue reading “E.F.I’s Eco-Story: Kalki Koechlin’s Emerald Lake story”

E.F.I’s Eco Lab Batch of 2020 – Our new environmental leaders

In the academic year 2019-20, E.F.I  established an environmental education program called “Eco-Lab” at the Chennai Middle School in Thiruvanmiyur. Students from classes 6th to 8th were invited to participate in sessions, which were conducted every Fridays by E.F.I’s Education Team. The motto behind these sessions were to help the students better understand conservation throughContinue reading “E.F.I’s Eco Lab Batch of 2020 – Our new environmental leaders”

E.F.I’s Mega Volunteering Drive @ Karuppan Kumal-Ambattur, Chennai

Friday, 21st February 2020 The Karuppan Kulam in Ambattur was restored in the summer of 2019 by E.F.I in association with the Greater Chennai Corporation (G.C.C) & the Murugappa group. Prior to the restoration, the Karuppanan Kulam was a makeshift dump yard slowly degrading day by day. The pond went through a scientific restore effortContinue reading “E.F.I’s Mega Volunteering Drive @ Karuppan Kumal-Ambattur, Chennai”

The Alapakkam Lake – a preview

The Alapakkam Lake, locally known as Kuyavan Eri, is located in between the military airstrip of Sittalapakkam in the north and Alapakkam in the south. The surrounding area is not densely populated and mainly shaped by fields and one-to two-storey houses. Some of those homes border the lake directly. Lush green weeds are covering theContinue reading “The Alapakkam Lake – a preview”